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olympics national championship here at morgan state university. even though they are under 18, this competition has some high potential. 25% of the track team and 42% of the women's team participated in junior olympics when they were younger. >> i am so proud of them. whether they place or what ever, the fact they have a goal when they reached it is fantastic. >> there are young athletes visiting from as far away as california. a lot of them are staying on campus this week for the junior olympics. i spoke to officials and they said every year they rotate to different schools in the country. sheldon dutes, wbal tv 11 news. >> exciting times. it was teat with hillary at the four seasons. it was fabulous. we really enjoyed ourselves with putting combat scones, -- pudding, scones, and tea. they say they are so excited about going to their fourth olympics. >> i am so honored to be hosting tea with hillary. it is a staple in the london so it is nice to bring england to baltimore before we leave. >> if i see the commercials on tv and "today" and "bal" everyone is excited. a lot going
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morgan state university have put together a stage for blues performers this weekend. it's both a stage and cafe area made entirely of shipping palettes. the project is particularly exciting, because most of their work never leaves the classroom. once again, artscape kicks off 11:00 this morning and runs through sunday night. it's known as the largest free arts festival in the nation. more than 300,000 people are expected to pour into baltimore for this year's event. >> president barack obama wraps up his two-day campaign swing through florida today, while hit romney will talk to voters in new hampshire. national polls show the candidates in a virtual tie. both camps are engage nag daily war of words. 11 news reporter halley jackson live in our washington bureau with the commitment 2012 report. good morning, halley. >> good morning, manipulatedy. we are taking a look this morning at the accuracy of some of the claims out there, attacks which are valley shaped the tone of this campaign so far. president obama is campaigning in florida, reiterating what's become a familiar attack on his o
good about your decisions. >> morgan state university hosted a national white house meeting on issues affecting the african-american and education. it was one of a half-dozen issues on the minds of baltimore residents. >> the white house meeting was held in the morgan state ballroom. the topics graves were from health and housing. >> education absolutely is a critical issue because if we don't pay attention to education, the future of our country is in jeopardy. >> [inaudible] >> valerie jarret, sr. ribeyes, lead a team of the administration officials. >> making college affordable, investing a billion dollars, making sure that we got rid of the bonanza that stallone's could go directly to the people that needed it most. >> that is one more reason why this student showed up at the white house meeting on campus. exelon to hear more on student lands. that is a huge concern for a lot of students right now. >> a concern that is facing students at colleges and universities across the nation. the morgan state president sets on the court house committee. >> president obama has been a to work
. >> the students from morgan state university, this is 100% of their summer grade. what they're making next. >> we look at rain and cool down. here's a look at side from skyteam 11. temperatures are in the upper 80's @ lo 90's. >> when it comes to funding decisions, one of the most powerful people in the city government cannot legally or ethically vote. jack young is fighting to get his boat back. -- vote back. a surprising find where of forest fire forced evacuations. forest fire forced evacuations. forest fire forced evacuations. we gotta sell the car. where would we even start? get the car. hi howard. get in. hi, good to see you. start with an actual written offer when selling your car, no strings attached. carmax. start here. >> president obama, mitt romney, and their supporters were in full battle mode today. quex are voters tuned in to what they are actually sang? we have a report. >> president obama was in florida, mitt romney in massachusetts and there was a lot more than geography separating them. in florida, president obama was turning on the heat on mitt romney by reaching out to older
with that story. >> this coming saturday at morgan state university, where thousands of teenagers are competing. they are competing for top prizes, athletes from all over the nation. this event caps off months of training and grueling competition. there is concern that some of these teenagers may have signed of hcm, which can lead to a heart attack. reggie is watching his son compete in the shot put. >> i am from the houston area and taxes. unfortunately, we have heard of athletes falling down and having cardiac arrest are up -- or some other type of heart condition. we understand it is a serious situation. >> dr. theodore abraham will lead a team at the track and field championships to screen teenagers. she says for the most part is hereditary. >> they have no symptoms and they feel great. it is a problem that could manifest itself at any time without warning, which is the scary part of this whole equation. >> hard to believe that somebody can just drop dead. >> i think it is a good idea. it is important to know if it is an issue are not with the individual athletes. >> anything that is heredi
kids don't do nothing during the summer. i will remember it. >> and they work with the morgan state university basketball team. it allows them to reach out to more kids. >> we want for them to see themselves going to college and to have that basic foundation, like this is what is supposed to happen. i am supposed to go to college, you know. it is great for both parties. >> me and my mentor have the perfect kind of friendship. if i need anything, she is there. i can always depend on her. >> the program has been so successful they will plan to expand a program and bring it back every summer. >> that is a great little program. that is all for us at 5:00 p.m. here is what is coming up at 6:00 p.m. >> he advisories are developing. the insta-weather plus straight ahead. >> and the death toll is now at 8 because of the heat wave. >> should power lines be underground? we turned up new information tonight regarding that issue. details just ahead >> live, local, late breaking, this is wbal tv 11 news at 6:00 p.m. in hd. >> good evening, everyone. there is no fun in the sun inside the arguing
important. >> a concern facing students at colleges and universities across the nation. morgan state's president sits on a white house committee on the role of historically black colleges. >> president obama has been there to work hand in glove with us, to raise the pell grant to the highest level ever in the history of higher education. we appreciate his leadership with regard to the student loans and keeping those loans from doubling in terms of the interest rate. >> the morgan state president is among those who will agree that more needs to be done to help students start and finish college. >> besides baltimore, the white house has held african-american policy forums in las vegas, cleveland, and jackson, mississippi. >> thank you very much. prince george's county got an unexpected surprise right in the middle of their managers. -- manicures. >> why officers invaded this nail salon. they say it has been a long time coming. >> it isann -- is ann#f#f#f#f#ff >> here's a look at some of our top story this hour. baltimore police say they were serving a warrant for attended murder when o
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